Russia’s largest retailer Magnit to hold Board of Directors meeting on February 4, 2014

Krasnodar, Russia, 2014-1-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — OJSC “Magnit”, Russia’s largest retailer (the “Company”, the “Issuer”, MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the holding of the Board of Directors meeting.

On January 31, 2014 the Chairman of the Board of Directors made the decision to hold the BOD meeting on February 4, 2014 with the following agenda:

1. Consideration of proposals for the nomination of candidates to stand for election to the board of directors, the revision commission and the counting commission of OJSC “Magnit” at the annual general shareholders’ meeting of OJSC “Magnit”.
2. Consideration of proposals for the nomination of candidates to stand for election as the auditor of OJSC “Magnit” at the annual general shareholders’ meeting of OJSC “Magnit”.
3. Approval of the related party transactions.
4. Determination of OJSC “Magnit” business priorities.
5. Determination of the position of the OJSC “Magnit” representative at the exercise of the voting right on the Retail Import LLC shares in the charter capital owned by the Company.

For further information, please contact:

Timothy Post Director, Investor Relations
Email: post@gw.tander.ru
Office: +7-861-277-4554 x7600
Mobile: +7-961-511-7678
Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562

Dina Svishcheva Deputy Director, Investor Relations
Email: Chistyak@gw.tander.ru
Office: +7-861-277-45-54 x5101
Mobile: +7-961-511-0202
Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562

Company description:
Magnit is Russia’s largest retailer. Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. As of December 31, 2013, Magnit operated 22 distribution centers and over 8,000 stores (7,200 convenience, 207 hypermarkets, and 686 cosmetics) in more than 1,868 cities and towns throughout 7 federal regions of the Russian Federation.

In accordance with the unaudited IFRS management accounts for 2013, Magnit had revenues of $18,202 million USD and an EBITDA of $2,032 million USD. Magnit’s local shares are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MICEX: MGNT) and its GDRs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MGNT) and it has a credit rating from Standard & Poor’s of BB. Measured by market capitalization, Magnit is now Europe’s 2nd largest
retailer.

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